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Man found shot to death in front of Queens Village home that may be used by squatters: cops

A 65-year-old man was found fatally shot in the head in front of a Queens Village home on Thursday morning, police said. Officers from the 105th Precinct responded at 8:14 a.m. on Jan. 18 to a 911 call of an unconscious man at a home on Bardwell Avenue near 209th Place. Upon arriving, law enforcemen

QNS.COM - 2018-01-19 01:45:01

Video shows bandit patting down Briarwood bodega employee, then helping himself to store's cash

Police released on Wednesday night vivid footage of a crook robbing a Briarwood bodega earlier this week. At 4 p.m. on Jan. 14, an unknown man entered a store located at 97-01 Sutphin Blvd. Once inside, the man approached the 62-year-old employee and demanded cash. The video shows the bandit searchi

QNS.COM - 2018-01-18 20:45:12

Man who tried to sell 100-pound tortoise gets 6 months

There's shell to pay! An Elmhurst man will spend 6 months in Rikers for trying to sell a rare and valuable tortoise that had been stolen from a Queens environmental center, Queens DA Richard Brown announced Thursday. Shawn Waters pleaded guilty to fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-18 22:38:00

NYPD cops left my elderly mom to die in a fire

Ethel Davis, of Rockaway Beach, Queens, who suffered from dementia, was lying in her 12th floor bedroom last Friday morning, singing gospel music, when officers came to the front door. "You gotta get the f-k outta here now!" one of the cops told Davis' daughter, Marcia. "You can't stay; you have to

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-19 03:54:03

Maspeth Bank Robbed By Note

A video still of the bank robber. Courtesy of the NYPD The Investor's Bank on Grand Avenue in Maspeth was robbed on Jan. 16 and police recently released a description of the culprit. At 3:52 p.m. on Monday, a white man, approximately five-feet-nine-inches, entered the bank-located at 69-71 Grand Ave

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2018-01-18 18:08:54

Student Stranded By The City

Nothing could have prepared Laura (not her real name) for a phone call from Goldie Maple Public School's principal, reporting that her little girl had been the victim of sexual assault by a classmate. Little did the soft-spoken Far Rockaway resident know that by submitting a safety variance form to

WAVE OF LONG ISLAND - 2018-01-18 15:41:25

106th Precinct: Grand Larceny

Police said that they are searching for two individuals who are wanted in connection with a grand larceny incident that took place in November in Howard Beach. Two suspects accompanied a 24-year-old man to his residence on Davenport Court, where a paycheck as well as $160 in cash were removed. The f

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2018-01-18 14:04:39

Elmhurst Couple Accused Of Illegal Home Conversion

An Elmhurst couple were charged with illegally converting a one-family home that they own into five single-room occupancies (SROs), putting more than 15 residents in danger while charging them high rent, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Segundo Chimbay, 53, and his wife, Maria Chimbay, 5

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2018-01-18 18:33:14

Town of Newburgh house can be yours for a song

TOWN OF NEWBURGH - The apple orchard has not been worked in for at least 20 years. Now the Town of Newburgh is selling a piece of a family estate it purchased in 1998 as part of an ongoing strategy to buy land in the Chadwick Lake watershed. The nearly two-acre property at 1792 Route 300 includes a

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-18 23:58:07

Putnam Valley man arrested for heroin possession

Jamal CARMEL - Putnam County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Putnam Valley man on misdemeanor drug charges and further investigation revealed he was also wanted on an outstanding warrant from Putnam County Court for felony drug possession. Maher Jamal, 28, was a passenger in a suspicious vehicle nea

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-01-18 10:57:49

Conviction of ex-Beacon detective upheld after second appeal

Richard Sassi Jr.'s conviction was upheld last month in state supreme court, following an appeal from the ex-City of Beacon detective. It was the second appeal the former police sergeant has made after being convicted, on two separate occasions, of falsely reporting a burglary in 2012 in an effort t

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 18:12:31

Thruway tackles Tappan Zee cashless tolling mess

Are you facing a stack of fines from the cashless tolling system at the Tappan Zee/Cuomo Bridge crossing? Even if you are in collections, you can get rid of them, starting next week, as the New York State Thruway Authority launches an amnesty program from Jan. 22 through Feb. 26 that will allow driv

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-18 18:28:28

Monsey: How to cut down fire risks in the Jewish community

MONSEY - The Jewish community in Rockland County faces unique fire risks due to religious observances, which can be mitigated with proper safety and prevention. Many of the risks come from laws concerning the sabbath and holidays, and it's important to not only know what to do in those situations, b

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-18 19:51:43

Montgomery board OKs leasing of 2 new police cars

TOWN OF MONTGOMERY - The town police department will be receiving two new police cars. On Aug. 10, Lt. Alex Landolina told the Town Board the police department needed new vehicles, describing current cars as having rotting fenders and blown transmissions. Board member Sheryl Melick met with the poli

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-19 01:58:04

Wantage crash injures driver, leads to power outage

WANTAGE -- Residents on several township roads were without power Tuesday night after a vehicle struck a utility pole, state police said. According to Lt. Ted Schafer, Endy Deleon-Ovalle, 23, of Paterson, was driving a Chevrolet Express van when he crashed into a pole on Libertyville Road at 3:38 p.

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-18 02:10:00

Mahwah residents seek to recall mayor

MAHWAH - Mayor Bill Laforet, who has come under fire for criticizing the Township Council over ordinances that allegedly discriminate against Orthodox Jews, is facing a recall effort for the second time in his seven-year tenure. Four township residents, including outspoken mayoral critic Brian Ribac

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 00:09:29

Fire chars garages at Long Beach apartment complex; neighbors grab hoses to fight blaze

Firefighters quickly doused a blaze that charred a row of garages behind a small apartment building in Long Beach Wednesday morning. The flames broke out at the one-story complex near the intersection of Lemon Avenue and E. 17th Street around 10:10 a.m., according to fire officials.Long Beach firefi

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-01-17 20:06:07

New retailers announced for new East Long Beach shopping center

Developer Burnham-Ward Properties recently announced deals with three additional tenants for Long Beach Exchange, a shopping center that's currently under construction in northeast Long Beach. ULTA Beauty, T-Mobile and Images Luxury Nail Lounge have agreed to do business at the center. Burnham-Ward

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-01-18 20:56:32

AMC is filming a new television series that will let Long Beach (finally!) play itself

Long Beach has taken on more diverse roles in Hollywood than any actor has. It's played cities in more than 500 movies and TV series, and no one know how many commercials. It's done turns as Arcadia, Maryland ("Joan of Arcadia") and Baltimore ("As Good As It Gets"); it's taken on local jobs as Los A

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-01-18 22:24:45

Delta flight with 131 passengers makes emergency landing at LAX

A Delta Airlines jet with 131 passengers aboard was forced to return to Los Angeles International Airport for an emergency landing Wednesday because of a mechanical problem, authorities said. The flight to Detroit took off about 1:40 p.m., but its pilot alerted LAX authorities the jet was returning

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 23:05:38